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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What color does Frodo's sword Sting glow when orcs are near?
2. The book Gandalf reads from relates the history of the fall of the Dwarves to the __________.
3. ___________ chastises Frodo and tells him he is lucky to be alive considering all the foolish things he has done over the course of the journey.
4. Who was the person who was supposed to destroy the One Ring and keep it out of Sauron's hands?
5. How many rings were hidden away from Sauron and have never been touched by him?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Lord Celeborn greet Gimli when he arrives in Lothlorien?
2. What does Aragorn reveal to the Elves about the demise of Gandalf?
3. What does Gandalf reveal about his period of being absent from the journey?
4. In the last stage of their journey, what two directions are the travelers trying to choose between?
5. What does Aragorn say when Frodo states that Aragorn is the rightful heir and that he should have the ring?
6. What does Frodo decide will be best for the Ring and for his quest?
7. What happened to the Ringwraiths when their horses were drowned in the flood?
8. Where do the travelers decide to stay before they make the decision to go to Gondor or to Moria?
9. What does Sam share with Frodo that he has seen, though he's not sure it was a dream or not?
10. Why don't the travelers in the Fellowship worry when they get through the door away from the Orcs?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Ring of Sauron poisons all men who seek it and it becomes the only thing that stands in the way of Good winning over Evil.
Part 1: What does the Ring of Sauron symbolize in this book?
Part 2: Why are people in this book so affected by this Ring?
Part 3: Do you think you would want to have this Ring in your possession? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
The many identities of Aragorn makes the reader wonder who he really is at various points of the story.
Part 1: Why do think Aragorn takes on so many identities?
Part 2: What does Aragorn's ever-changing identity say about him and about his place in the world?
Part 3: Would it be better for Aragorn to only have one identity? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
At many points of the journey, the innocence of the Hobbits seems to almost get them into trouble.
Part 1: Why is innocence a good thing to have when you are in trouble?
Part 2: Why might being innocent hurt you when you are in a troublesome situation?
Part 3: Would you rather be innocent in the face of danger or not? Why?
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